Writing an Effective Business Email

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Emailing is one of the most universal ways of business communication today. Yet, are the emails we send effective? In my role as a Credentialer for a healthcare staffing firm, I utilize email to gain information needed for our candidate’s employment. This is something that needs to be done not only in a timely manner, but also accurately. How do you go about writing an effective business email?

Learning to write an email effectively gives and gets the information one is looking for is a skill that we all can use. Here are 4 tips that I advise using when emailing with your employer.

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Tips to Sleep Better at Night

5 Tips to Sleep Better at Night

A good night’s sleep may seem like a dream when you’re up night after night tossing and turning and counting the dwindling hours until your alarm. Many of us struggle to shut down our bodies and minds on a daily basis, resulting in the sluggish feeling from the lack of restoration the evening before. The five tips below may help restore your body’s ability to get full night of restful sleep.

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3 Ways to Stay Active in the Winter

3-Ways-Stay-Active-Winter-Premier-Medical-imageNow that the holidays are over, it is time to get back into the swing of things. If you had as much fun over the holidays as I did, your pants are little tight and your gym membership card is a little dusty. Good news! There are many ways to be active and healthy during these chilly post-holiday months. Whether you want to stay indoors or you want to brave the cold, I have great ideas to stay active to help keep that waistline from expanding.

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3 Ways Healthcare Professionals Can Enjoy the Holidays with Family

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3 Ways Healthcare Professionals Can Enjoy the Holidays with Family

It’s the time of year where things are a bit more festive. Christmas lights shine brightly on houses. Stores and Malls are jam packed with shoppers looking for the perfect gifts. Holiday music is playing everywhere from the gas station, to the office at work (like it is right now for me), and the surround sound in your home. Families and Friends gather to eat great food, exchange gifts, make Christmas cookies, and most of all enjoy some quality time together.
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Am I sick enough to stay home from work?

sneezing woman4 Things to consider before calling into work because you’re sick

There is a stigma attached to staying home sick from work that all employees are aware of.  There is always a choice to be made.  Should I call in sick? Can I just tough it out?  Can I afford to call in?  Will we be short staffed if I’m out?  Healthcare Professionals struggle with these same questions that go along with deciding if you are too sick to go to work. Here are a few suggestions to consider when deciding if you are truly too sick to go to work.
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Standing Out in the Workplace

6 Ways Healthcare Employees Can Stand Out at Work and Gain Positive Recognition

standoutEven if you’re an excellent healthcare employee, there are always areas of opportunity and ways to stand out in the workplace. Standing out at work will not only get you into good graces with your boss or improve the potential of a promotion, which you may have been hoping for, but it will ultimately result in a gain of self-confidence and will aid in the growth of your professional development.

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Tapping Into the Millennial Workforce

millennnialsMillennials, those born between 1980 and 1997, have surpassed Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living generation. In turn, this generation will account for about half of the workforce by 2020, and 75% by 2030. The impact of millennials in the workplace has begun to have a significant effect on aspects like corporate culture, work-life balance, benefits and incentives, and more.
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5 Ways to Prevent Compassion Fatigue

compassion-fatigueCompassion Fatigue is an occupational hazard in the field of healthcare. Taking constant inventory on your personal self-care to promote a healthy, sustainable career in your field of study is more important than ever as responsibilities and workload continue to rise in the industry.  It is seen as a cost of caring, within high care occupations where empathy, caring for others, and compassion are at the occupational core. Those who work in healthcare are aware, to some extent, of the high burnout rates that are go hand-in-hand with the industry.

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